On-Premise Report: Syrah Rising
Because Syrah is produced in so many styles, some restaurateurs see a disparity in what consumers say they want from the wine and what they are actually drinking.
Jul 2009 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Beloved by both New and Old World wine fans, Syrah is known for producing robust reds from France's Rhône Valley and racy, modern wines from Australia. The grape is also becoming more predominant in California, Washington state and even South Africa, where it is produced as a single varietal and part of Bordeaux blends under both the Syrah and Shiraz moniker. It is the third most planted red grape variety in Washington state, according to the Seattle-based Washington Wine Commission. Its acreag...
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